16 October 2013

Visteon Electronics Opens Automotive Electronics Production Facility in Thailand

Rayong, Thailand – 16 October 2013 - Visteon Electronics, a business unit of Visteon Corporation, today officially launched a new automotive electronics production facility in Rayong, Thailand. Visteon Automotive Electronics (Thailand) Limited supplies instrument clusters, audio products and multi-function displays to Ford, Mazda, Nissan and Honda, including electronic clusters for motorcycles. The 4,700-square meter site, with provisions for future expansion, on the Hemaraj Industrial Estate consolidates Visteon Electronics’ manufacturing in Thailand and employs approximately 190 people.

"The new Rayong facility is a key contributor to Visteon Electronics' continued expansion and growth with vehicle manufacturers in Southeast Asia," said Steve Meszaros, president, Visteon Electronics. "Visteon has extensive local capability in the region which is one of the world’s fastest-growing automotive markets."

The Rayong facility strengthens Visteon Electronics’ footprint in Southeast Asia, which includes manufacturing facilities in Chennai, India, and Jakarta, Indonesia; and engineering, software, design and development centers in Chennai and Pune, India. Initially established in 1998 as a combined interiors and electronics facility, Visteon Automotive Electronics (Thailand) Ltd. is well-positioned to support the rapid growth in cockpit electronics content in both passenger vehicles and two wheelers in the region.

Visteon Electronics, a business unit of Visteon Corporation, is a leading automotive supplier of cockpit electronics. Supported by a global network of 16 manufacturing facilities, four technical centers and 11 customer centers, Visteon Electronics employs approximately 5,000 people in its consolidated operations.

Visteon is a leading global automotive with more than $12 billion in sales in 2011, including unconsolidated operations. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has facilities in 28 countries and employs through its various businesses, including unconsolidated operations, approximately 55,000 people. 

Source: Visteon